As reported earlier, a formal religious ceremony (pooja) was held in Chennai yesterday (April 4th), which marked the commencement of the sequel to superhit flick Chennai 600028.
Directed by Venkat Prabhu, Chennai 600028
revolved around the lives of young men, united by the passion for
the game of cricket. The film had also explored themes like love,
friendship and betrayal.
In its sequel however, the Biriyani director will
portray the characters of Chennai 600028 as middle-aged
men, a press release said.
Going by this statement, it can be safely deduced that the movie
will handle more serious issues like relationships while showcasing
the love for cricket from a middle-aged person's point of
The shooting for Chennai 600028 part 2 will begin from
April 11th. Speaking to the media, Vaibhav Reddy, who has been
inducted into cast said, "We will begin the shoot from April 11. We
will be shooting in Chennai for about 10 days and will then head to
Courtallam-Tenkasi side for a 30-day schedule. It feels great to be
back with the team."
The rest of the cast including Jai, 'Mirchi' Shiva, Premji
Amaran, Nithin Sathya, Vijay Vasanth, Aravind Akash and
Vijayalakshmi have been retained by Venkat Prabhu, who is an ardent
cricket fan. Along with Vaibhav Reddy, Mahat too, have been
included in the cast.
Praveen KL has been roped in to take care of the editing bit.
While Yuvan Shankar Raja will compose music for the flick, Stunt
Silva will handle the action sequences.
Stay tuned for further updates.